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American Guy: Masculinity in American Law and Literature

Saul Levmore and Martha C. Nussbaum (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199331376
eISBN:
9780199394258
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199331376.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, World Literature

This book comprises sixteen essays from legal academics, literary experts, and influential judges. The book begins by investigating American Guys—the heroic nonconformists and rugged individualists ... More


Introduction: Grand, Ungodly, Godlike Men

Geoffrey Sanborn

in Whipscars and Tattoos: The Last of the Mohicans, Moby-Dick, and the Maori

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199751693
eISBN:
9780199894819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751693.003.0000
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, World Literature

This chapter establishes the framework for the subsequent analysis by showing that Maori men were generally admired by both Europeans and Americans in the early nineteenth century for the intensity ... More


Eileen Chang: Romancing Languages, Cultures and Genres

Louie Kam (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083794
eISBN:
9789882209060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083794.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Eileen Chang (1920–1995) is arguably the most perceptive writer in modern Chinese literature. She was one of the most popular writers in 1940s Shanghai, but her insistence on writing about individual ... More


Romancing Returnee Men: Masculinity in “Love in a Fallen City” and “Red Rose, White Rose”*

Kam Louie (ed.)

in Eileen Chang: Romancing Languages, Cultures and Genres

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083794
eISBN:
9789882209060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083794.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter focuses on “Love in a Fallen City” (1943) and “Red Rose, White Rose” (1944), stories that were produced at a time when China was in the midst of Japanese invasion and occupation, so that ... More


Beyond Desire: Sexuality in Modern Tamil Literature

Kiran Keshavamurthy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199467457
eISBN:
9780199087365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199467457.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, World Literature

Beyond Desire: Sexuality in Modern Tamil Literature is the first monograph on sexuality in modern Tamil literature. The book offers an interpretation of shifting representations of masculine desire ... More


Palette of Fire: The Aesthetics of Propaganda in Black Boy and In the Castle of My Skin

John Wharton Lowe

in Calypso Magnolia: The Crosscurrents of Caribbean and Southern Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628882
eISBN:
9781469628059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628882.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter considers the ways in which Richard Wright’s autobiography Black Boy influenced the Barbadian writer George Lamming’s autobiographical novel, In the Castle of My Skin. The discussion ... More


Between Windrush and Wolfenden: Class Crossings and Queer Desire in Andrew Salkey’s Postwar London

Nadia Ellis

in Beyond Windrush: Rethinking Postwar Anglophone Caribbean Literature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781628464757
eISBN:
9781628464801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628464757.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter engages sexuality and social class in the Windrush migrant male experience. It suggests that Andrew Salkey was – but is rarely now – recognized as a crucial figure of the generation, ... More


Autoethnography and Post-Mandarin Masculinity

Ben Tran

in Post-Mandarin: Masculinity and Aesthetic Modernity in Colonial Vietnam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780823273133
eISBN:
9780823273188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823273133.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Chapter 1 elaborates upon the relationship between the native intellectual’s vexed masculinity, analyzing reportage as a form of bodily knowledge indicative of the post-mandarin’s uncertain ... More


Chercher la femme: Traces of an Ever-Present Absence

Jacqueline Couti

in Dangerous Creole Liaisons

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781383018
eISBN:
9781781384046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383018.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This introductory chapter first discusses the 2009 strike in Guadeloupe and Martinique and a 2012 Martinican carnival float re-enacting the argument between the politicians Claude Guéant and Serge ... More


Writing Selves on Bodies

Valerie Anishchenkova

in Autobiographical Identities in Contemporary Arab Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748643400
eISBN:
9781474406321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643400.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The particularities of cultural and ideological discourses in the Arab world, as well as traditional literary conventions, have informed a troubled relationship between Arab autobiographers and their ... More


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